Monthly Archives: February 2017

Making Kylo Ren Believable Again

There were several things the first time I saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens that I struggled with, partially because I have enough of a science background that it bothers me when science fiction ignores the science component, but by … Continue reading

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Exodus 5: The Oppression of the Israelites Increases

Exodus 5: 1-9: The Initial Audience with Pharaoh Afterward Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and said, “Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel, ‘Let my people go, so that they may celebrate a festival to me in the … Continue reading

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Understanding the Constitution of the United States: Article II the Executive Branch

The second article of the Constitution of the United States is significantly shorter than the first article and processes of election and succession (in section 1) were modified by the twelfth and twenty-fifth amendments. The structure of the constitution does … Continue reading

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Exodus 4: Divine Magic, Anger and The Return to Egypt

Exodus 4: 1-9- So That They May Believe Then Moses answered, “But suppose they do not believe me or listen to me, but say, ‘The LORD did not appear to you.’” 2 The LORD said to him, “What is that … Continue reading

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Exodus 3: The Calling of Moses and the Name of God

Exodus 3:1-12- Moses, the Mountain, the Burning Bush and the Voice of God Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian; he led his flock beyond the wilderness, and came to Horeb, the mountain of … Continue reading

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Star Wars, National Identity and the Seduction of the Dark Side

I was five years old when Star War: The New Hope (or Episode IV) was released and as a child I watched it countless times. I anxiously awaited each new chapter in this space opera which would become for many … Continue reading

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Theological Influence: Miroslav Volf

One of the projects I have decided to do is to catalog in some small way the influence of some of the major thinkers who have influenced my growth as both a Christian, a pastor and as an individual as … Continue reading

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